Ariane 44L Rocket Body

Ariane 44L Rocket Body

Object Description

Type: Ariane 44L R/B
Int’l Designation: 1990-091C
Launched: 12 October 1990 @ 22:58:18 UTC
Site: Centre Spatial Guyanais
Mission: SBS 6 and Galaxy 6


Reentry Prediction

Predicted Reentry Time: 20 SEP 2016 13:13 UTC ± 4 hours
Prediction Epoch: 19 SEP 2016 19:48:06.000 UTC
Prediction Ground Track:



Yellow Icon – location of object at predicted reentry time
Orange Line – area of visibility at the predicted reentry time for a ground observer
Blue Line – ground track uncertainty prior to predicted reentry time (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
Yellow Line – ground track uncertainty after predicted reentry time (ticks at 5-minute intervals)
White Line – day/night divider at predicted reentry time (Sun location shown by White Icon)
Pink Icon – vicinity of eyewitness sighting
Note: Possible reentry locations lie anywhere along the blue and yellow ground track.

NOTICE: The materials about Upcoming Reentries are for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for specific technical advice or opinions related to your particular facts and circumstances.